1. France
  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Palace of Versailles

Ultimate Versailles: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Guided Tour

Product ID: 175182
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Duration: 1.5 hours
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The Original experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long ticket lines like a true royal
  • Go on an exclusive 90-minute guided tour
  • Learn about the figures of the French monarchy
  • Explore the palace more on your own after the tour ends
  • Choose from either a regular or small-group tour, or even a private tour
Full description
Get the royal treatment with an exclusive guided tour of the palace. Best of all, choose from either a regular or small-group guided experience, or even your very own private tour. 

In over 90 minutes, see the State Apartments, the King's Bedroom, and the Hall of Mirrors. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy, from King Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette. Your guide will bring these legendary characters to life and more.

The palace is one of the largest in the world - there are more than 700 rooms. To make sure you see and explore the best of them, a knowledgeable guide is a must. What's more, beat the huge crowds and jump straight in with your pre-booked time slot. This exclusive ticket also includes access to the gardens.

After the tour ends, feel free to explore the rest of palace until it closes.
Includes
  • Entrance ticket
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry into the palace
  • Access to the palace gardens
  • 90-minute guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Ticket to Marie Antoinette’s Estate
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• Check in at: Office Guidatours, 10 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 78000 Versailles. It is located across the street from the RER line C Versailles Château Rive Gauche train station. • Take the 'Avenue de Paris' exit at the train station and find the office across the street next to the Class'croute Café • Please take into consideration that the train ride to Versailles takes 50 minutes to 1 hour

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Selfie sticks
  • Umbrellas
Know before you go
• Shared group and private options do not always offer the same languages. Please check all languages of interest to find your preferred option type.
• Baby strollers or baby backpack carriers that contain metal are not allowed inside the palace but inside the gardens
• You can stay in the palace until it closes
• Over summer's high season, high volumes of visitors come to the palace making it busier than usual

From £40.69 per person

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Product ID: 175182